5 Reasons Kids Should See a Dentist on a Regular Basis (Reopening May 29th)

The school year has been over for a while. We all have all been staying home and maintaining our social distances since mid-March to keep everyone safe and healthy. Summer will be here soon, though, just like every other year! Summer is a great time to be sure children of all ages in Livonia and the Motor City are visiting the dentist. As early as May 29th, DeCapite Dentistry will be busy again sharing with children the many benefits of seeing the dentist regularly and knowledgeable kids are always more comfortable with their visits.

Dr. Jim DeCapite wants kids of all ages in the greater Detroit area to look forward to their dental visits and to get excited about the five great reasons to see the dentist regularly, starting this summer:

  • Checking tooth alignment: As a child’s baby teeth fall out and permanent teeth start to come in, it’s important to make sure all the teeth are lining up correctly.
  • Preventing cavities: The professional staff at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry checks all our patients regularly for signs of potential cavities and other dental issues.
  • Treating cavities: When cavities do happen, it’s important that we catch them early. A regular dental visit will keep small cavities from becoming larger ones, particularly as young children dip into the sugary treats over the summer months!
  • Checking brushing skills: Jim DeCapite and his professional dental team take the time to make sure kids (and adults) know how to brush and floss properly, so they will have the proper skills that will benefit their dental health throughout their lives.
  • Cleaning for good dental health: Even when children are doing a good job of brushing and flossing, they still need to see the dentist regularly for a thorough dental cleaning. This applies to adults too!

Dr. Jim encourages patients of all ages to visit the dentist regularly, for healthy, happy teeth!

Please know we will be back in the office after May 29th.

The office of DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads. We accept new patients and, of course, all emergencies.

Please call us at (734) 744-5457 if you have any questions about dental health or to make an appointment.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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3 Important Benefits of Pandemic Dental Health


While the office of Dr. Jim DeCapite is closed for now, we encourage our clients to continue exercising good dental health practices at home. We also encourage everyone to stay home and stay safe during these challenging times! While home, make sure everyone in the family brushes and flosses regularly and properly for great dental health. At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we always stress to our patients in the Metro Detroit area that understanding how to take care of their dental health impacts their overall health.

Dr. Jim DeCapite wants everyone in Livonia, Redford, and the surrounding region to learn the three important benefits of good dental health during this pandemic:

  • Possible heart disease prevention: Gingivitis is an inflammation in the mouth caused by bacteria, which can play a significant role in clogging arteries. Patients with infections of the gum can be at a greater risk of heart attack and stroke, as the bacteria in the mouth impacts the amount of plaque in the carotid artery especially.
  • Supports digestion: Chewing starts the digestive process. When there are problems in the mouth, particularly missing or painful teeth that keep the chemical processes from working correctly, that can lead to other problems throughout the digestive system, including intestinal failure, irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive issues.
  • Diabetes management: People who have problems with their dental health may have a more difficult time controlling their blood sugar levels. Gum disease can have a significant impact on insulin resistance in the body. People with diabetes also tend to have more problems with their dental health. We encourage our patients with diabetes to take extra care in maintaining good dental health, to help prevent further complications.

At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we encourage everyone in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and surrounding Metro Detroit communities to learn more about the many ways good dental health can impact overall good health.

DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads. Contact our office today to get started on good dental health and good overall health!

It is important to note that the offices of Dr. Jim DeCapite are closed until further notice. Please like and follow our Facebook Page for additional updated information. Thank you.

Be safe. Be well. Wear a mask. Wear gloves. Use sanitizer. Wash your hands.

We are all together, together.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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4 Spring Cleaning Tips for Great Dental Health

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4 Spring Cleaning Tips for Great Dental Health


Who doesn’t love spring and Easter in Metro Detroit. The sun seems to shine brighter as the flowers are starting to bloom, and warmer weather is on its way! In Livonia, Redford, and all the surrounding areas, we are more than ready for spring and the upcoming Easter season! It’s a great time of year to get outside, enjoy the fresh air, and focus on our dental health. Dental health is particularly important as Easter approaches, with its chocolate bunnies and candy eggs!

Dr. Jim DeCapite wants to help everyone in the Motor City and beyond with these 4 spring cleaning tips for good dental health this spring and all year round:

  • Limit sugar-filled Easter candy: Easter time is so much fun, with egg hunts and family gatherings but it also means a lot of chocolate and sugar will be eaten! Enjoy a few nibbles of that chocolate bunny or a bite or two of the sweet treats that taste so good, but in limited amounts for better dental health!
  • Enjoy fresh, crunchy fruit and vegetables: Fresh, raw fruits and vegetables can be just as sweet and tasty as candy. A crunchy, juicy apple can be just as satisfying and will help keep the mouth clean and healthy!
  • Remember to floss and brush: After indulging on that chocolate bunny, it is especially important to floss and brush! Ask Jim DeCapite about proper flossing and brushing techniques that will keep mouths healthy even after indulging in a few sweet treats.
  • Schedule a dental cleaning: Spring is the perfect time of year to schedule a thorough dental cleaning. While brushing and flossing every day is great for dental health, a dental cleaning takes it one step further. A professional cleaning with DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry leaves the mouth healthy and the teeth ready for a beautiful spring smile!

Spring is the perfect time to focus on good dental health. While we work on spring cleaning our homes, we need to also focus on keeping our mouths and gums clean and healthy!

We want our patients in Livonia, Redford, and the surrounding areas of the west side of Metro Detroit to take steps toward having a healthy mouth. We are ready to schedule that very important appointment for a dental cleaning and checkup for all our patients in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and surrounding Metro Detroit communities!

We also accept new patients and, of course, all emergencies. We are conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads. Call the office today to set an appointment!

It is important to note that the offices of Dr. Jim DeCapite are closed until further notice. Please like and follow our Facebook Page for additional updated information. Thank you.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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5 Important Dentist Recommendations for Sensitive Teeth


Many of our patients across Metro Detroit tell us they have sensitive teeth. At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we work with each one to find the reasons for any discomfort they may have when they come to us. We want all our patients in Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and the surrounding communities to have healthy and happy smiles.

Dr. Jim DeCapite offers five recommendations for patients with sensitive teeth:

  • Maintain a clean mouth: Sensitivity to hot and cold food and drink can become worse if the teeth and gums are not kept clean. Regular brushing and flossing can help alleviate these symptoms.
  • Use a medicated toothpaste or mouth rinse: Brushing gently and regularly with products made especially for sensitive teeth is helpful for our patients. An abrasive toothpaste can aggravate sensitive teeth.
  • Avoid acidic foods: Citrus fruits and juices, coffee, carbonated sodas, and carbs that contain a lot of sugar can also aggravate sensitive teeth. Our patients who consume these foods can help alleviate their sensitivity by waiting at least one hour before brushing and having a glass of milk in the meantime to neutralize the acids.
  • Try a mouth guard to prevent grinding: Teeth grinding wears away the enamel and that can make teeth more sensitive. The professional staff at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry are happy to work with patients to see if an Occlusal Guard can help with grinding and with sensitive teeth.
  • Have Decapite check for gum disease: Sensitive teeth may actually be the result of gum issues. Receding or diseased gums cannot protect the teeth like they are supposed to and so the result is that the teeth are more sensitive than they need to be.

Doctor Jim wants our patients in Livonia, Redford, and the surrounding west side to enjoy having a healthy mouth, without worrying about their sensitive teeth. We accept new patients and, of course, all emergencies. We are conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads.

Call the office today to set an appointment! 734 744 5457! 

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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3 Tips for Managing That Valentine’s Sweet Tooth

The sweetest holiday of all is coming up in February. Valentine’s Day is always celebrated with love and with candy! At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we want everyone in the Metro Detroit area to feel the love, but not necessarily the effects of the chocolates and candy hearts on dental health. Enjoy the day and enjoy indulging in a few sweet treats but remember to keep that smile happy and healthy!

Many of us are still recovering from the Christmas and New Years and we have made resolutions for better dental health in 2020.

Dr. Jim DeCapite offers three great tips for patients everywhere that will help manage that sweet tooth now and throughout the year.

  • Sweeten your breath with sugarless gum: Although it does not sound very romantic, chewing sugarless gum helps rinse off and neutralize acids that contribute to decay. Of course, a nice wintergreen or peppermint sugarless gum can also sweeten the breath for that special sweetie!
  • Indulge in healthy treats: Finish off a romantic dinner with fresh fruit and cheese instead of a sugary dessert. Crunchy fruits like apples and pears are best for dental health and cheese provides the calcium needed for healthy tooth enamel.
  • Enjoy a healthy drink: Water is the best drink for dental health, particularly tap water enhanced with fluoride. Milk is also a great drink for strong, healthy teeth. For a little more taste and fizz, try diluted fruit juice and plain sparkling water.

The staff at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry wishes everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day, full of healthy treats and good dental health. Our staff is ready to help all our patients maintain their dental health during the sweet holidays and all year long. We are conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads.

We look forward to meeting the dental needs of our patients in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and surrounding Metro Detroit communities. We accept new patients and, of course, all emergencies. Call the office today to set an appointment! 

This informative post, about dental health, family and cosmetic dentistry, and patient care, is brought to you by DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Livonia Michigan. 

Please call us for an appointment today.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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4 Keys to Good Holiday Season Dental Health

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Happy Holidays to all; and to all, good dental health! ‘Tis the season for candy canes, holiday cookies, and hosts of sugary treats in the Metro Detroit area! While we enjoy the festive gatherings with family and friends, we also encourage everyone to take the time to care for those teeth and gums. Now is a great time to get started on a resolution for better dental health!

The professional staff at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry wishes all of our patients in Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and the surrounding communities the happiest of holidays and good dental health in the coming year.

Dr. Jim DeCapite offers four keys to maintaining good dental health throughout the holiday season and into 2020:

  • Remember the 2×2 rule: Brush twice a day for two minutes each time. Brushing is especially important after a day of family meals and sugary holiday treats.
  • Floss at least once a day: Flossing is critical for removing plaque. The DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry staff is happy to work with our patients on proper flossing techniques that make it a little easier and more effective.
  • Stay hydrated: Holiday parties often feature sugary punch, sometimes spiked. Sugar cookies, sweet cakes, and Christmas candy abound! Be sure to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and to keep teeth clean between brushings.
  • Eat crunchy fruits and vegetables: Often there are also plenty of veggie trays at family gatherings and holiday parties. Enjoy the fresh, crunchy fruits and veggies that are healthier for teeth, gums, and the rest of the body!

The holiday season is busy. Make time now to call the office for a checkup and cleaning to start the new year off with great dental health. We always look forward to seeing all of our patients in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and surrounding Metro Detroit communities. We welcome new patients as well! Our office is conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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3 Reasons for Livonians to Consider Dental Implants


Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season will bring lots of gatherings with family and friends and lots of great food made right in the Metro Detroit area! At this time of year especially, many dental patients are curious about the options for replacing missing or broken teeth, so they can have a healthier and more attractive smile for Christmas. Some patients are embarrassed and some simply want to be able to eat with more confidence.

Dr. Jim DeCapite is an expert with dental implants and is happy to share information about making new teeth for those patients in Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and the surrounding communities who are ready to explore options for a healthier, happier smile.

Dr. DeCapite and his professional staff at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry wish everyone a happy holiday season and offer three reasons to consider dental implants:

  • Implants are permanent: Unlike dentures that must be removed daily, implants are permanent teeth. The implants are tiny titanium posts that are placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth.
  • Implants help preserve facial structure: Bones in the jaw can deteriorate when teeth are missing. Replacing those teeth with permanent implants helps to preserve the facial structure by preventing further deterioration. At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we want our patients to have strong teeth and a healthy mouth!
  • Implants give our patients more confidence: Implants are just like real teeth. They don’t come out accidentally so eating can be enjoyable again, without pain or fear. Smiling is easier, too. Implants are comfortable, appear natural, and with good care and regular visits to the dentist, they can last a lifetime.

Our staff is happy to answer any questions our patients may have about dental implants. Now is a great time to call the office for a holiday checkup and cleaning, and to learn more about dental implant options. We enjoy seeing all our patients and welcome new patients in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and surrounding Metro Detroit communities throughout the year. Our office is conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads.

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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4 Questions to Ask the Dentist During a Dental Checkup


As the Metro Detroit weather turns cooler, we look forward to Halloween and the upcoming holiday season. Life seems to get a little busier this time of year, doesn’t it? Before the family gatherings and celebrations with friends and co-workers begin, we urge our patients in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, and Plymouth communities to take the time to schedule a fall checkup and cleaning.

The professional staff at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is very happy to answer any questions about dental health! Dr. Jim DeCapite has over 30 years’ experience and brings a wealth of knowledge to everyday clinical practice.

We suggest four great questions to ask the dentist during a fall checkup, for improved dental health for our patients and their family:

  • Am I using the right toothpaste? There are so many types and brands of toothpaste available today that it can be very confusing. Dr. DeCapite and his professional staff are happy to discuss our patients’ particular needs in regard to the appropriate type of toothpaste to use for the best results for teeth and gums.
  • Should I whiten my teeth? At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we help our patients decide if tooth whitening is for them. We provide this service, right in our office, using advanced restorative procedures to give our patients a brighter smile!
  • How does my dental health affect other areas of my overall health? We want our patients to be healthy and happy. We are always glad to discuss how other health issues may be affected by the health of their teeth and gums.
  • How can I reassure my child about visiting the dentist? We understand that children (and many adults) are intimidated by a visit to the dentist. We teach children the proper way to take care of their teeth and they learn that going to the dentist can be fun!

Always feel free to ask questions during a visit to our Livonia office! Our friendly and helpful staff is knowledgeable and concerned about all our patients’ dental health. Be sure to call the office today for a fall checkup and cleaning. We enjoy seeing all our patients and we welcome new patients on the westside of Detroit and the western suburbs throughout the year. Our office is conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads.

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This informative post, about dental health, family and cosmetic dentistry, and patient care, is brought to you by DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Livonia Michigan. 

Please call us for an appointment today.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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3 Important Ways DeCapite Family Dentistry Makes a Difference for Our Dental Patients


DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry has local roots in the Detroit area and we continue to focus on being an involved part of the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and the Metro Detroit community. Dr. Jim DeCapite was born and raised in the Detroit area where he attended the University of Michigan Dental School in Ann Arbor. Once established as a young dentist, he found a reputable practice in Redford Township, and has since moved his office to Livonia to be more centralized to patients in Canton, Plymouth, Novi and Northville, as well as West Detroit and Redford Township.

Our new state-of-the-art dental office offers an array of precision dentistry services that provides every patient visit a personal, enjoyable, and worthwhile experience. We get to know our patients well, so we can provide the services they want and need, helping them to maintain good dental health throughout their lives.

We make a difference for our dental patients in three ways:

  • Hometown roots: Jim DeCapite has served the Metro Detroit area since 1984. He and his professional staff are always ready to help new patients as well as current patients with quality dental care. The practice is also in-network with several insurance plans.
  • Advanced Precision Dentistry: At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we use the latest in technology, digital imaging, and infection control to offer the best possible dental care for our patients.
  • Courteous and professional staff: We are family oriented, so children and teens are always welcome. Our professional team is focused on proper dental care and on educating our patients on the proper way to take care of their teeth and gums. Our patients soon realize that going to the dentist can be a very pleasant experience!

Remember, having a professional, locally based dentist focused on patient health, family, and cosmetic dentistry, gives all of our patients the overall positive experience they need. Call today to schedule a checkup and cleaning!

We look forward to seeing our patients – and welcoming new patients – in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and surrounding Metro Detroit communities throughout the year. Our office is conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads.

Call the office today to get started on good dental health and good overall health!

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Please call us for an appointment today.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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The Demystified Dental Health Myths!


Patient education is one of our top priorities in Livonia. The professional staff at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry wants everyone in the Metro Detroit area to understand how important it is to take great care of their teeth and gums – and to know the impact of neglecting that care. We understand that there are a lot of myths about dental care and want to make sure our patients in Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and the surrounding areas know all the facts.

Dr. Jim DeCapite demystifies five common myths about dental health:

  • Brushing harder is better: In fact, brushing too hard can harm the protective enamel on the teeth as well as the gums! Likewise, using a brush with bristles that are too hard can be harmful to the teeth. A soft-bristled toothbrush is recommended for most people.
  • Chewing sugarless gum works just as well as brushing: At DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we do recommend to our patients that they chew sugarless gum. It helps keep teeth clean between brushing but brushing and flossing are still critical for removing plaque.
  • Flossing isn’t necessary for dental health: Many patients believe that brushing once a day is enough to keep teeth and gums clean. However, flossing helps reach the places that brushing might not necessarily get completely clean. It’s important to brush twice a day and to floss at least once a day, every day!
  • Gum disease is only a dental issue: Researchers have found strong connections between heart disease, diabetes, and other health issues and the presence of gum disease. Bacteria can flow from infected gums through the blood stream to affect the health of many other areas of the body.
  • Dental visits are just for problems: In fact, a dental checkup can help prevent problems. A regular checkup and cleaning can ensure that the professional team at DeCapite Family and Cosmetic Dentistry will be able to spot potential cavities, gum disease, or other dental health concerns before they become bigger issues.

Call for your regular checkup and cleaning today. Feel free to ask us any questions you may have about dental myths you may have heard. We always look forward to seeing our patients in the Livonia, Redford, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth, and surrounding Metro Detroit communities throughout the year. Our office is conveniently located in Livonia, near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Merriman Roads.

Call the office today to get started on good dental health and good overall health!

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Please call us for an appointment today.

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734 744 5457

James W. DeCapite, D.D.S.

31644 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

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